Kurt Koenigsfest

CEO of BancoSol since May 2000. BancoSol is a private commercial bank specialized in providing financial solutions to low-income sectors and entrepreneurs in Bolivia.He has held a variety of high responsibility positions in the credit, operations and business development areas of the Bolivian Banking Industry since 1989.

  • He has held a variety of high responsibility positions in the credit, operations and business development areas of the Bolivian Banking Industry since 1989.
  • Nine years with Banco Nacional de Bolivia, the second largest Bolivian private Bank.
  • An active member of a number of banking and microfinance Boards, including Asoban, the Bolivian Private Banking Association, where he acted as Chairman from 2011 until 2014.
  • Between 2004 and 2008 acted as Chairman of ASOFIN, the Association of Regulated Microfinance Institutions of Bolivia.
  • Between 2010 and 2012 he was Chairman of the ACCION Network, representing 26 MFIs in 16 countries, with a combined portfolio of 3 million clients and a portfolio of U$ 3 billion.During the same period, served as Chairman of the Micro Finance Network,
  • During the same period, served as Chairman of the Micro Finance Network, (MFN) with member Institutions in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.Between 2010 and 2013, he served as Chairman of the Board of CEDES, the
  • Between 2010 and 2013, he served as Chairman of the Board of CEDES, the Corporate Council for Sustainable Growth of Bolivia.Recently appointed as Board Member of GABV, Global Alliance for Banking
  • Recently appointed as Board Member of GABV, Global Alliance for Banking on Values, an independent network of banks using finance to deliver sustainable development for unserved people, communities and the environment. Institutions with combined assets of approximately $100 billion, reaching 10 million people in 25 countries.
  • Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
  • A native of La Paz he graduated in Business Administration from the University of North Texas, USA.
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